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Henry Clyde PearsonAge: 48 years18931942

Name
Henry Clyde Pearson
Given names
Henry Clyde
Surname
Pearson
Birth March 18, 1893
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 22 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a daughter
#1Rita Jeanette Pearson
December 8, 1917 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a son
#2Talmadge Burton Pearson
December 8, 1919 (Age 26 years)
Census January 4, 1920 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 36 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 28, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Annette Whitfield
February 15, 1936 (Age 42 years)
Census May 3, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#2Loretta Whitfield
July 29, 1940 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Death January 22, 1942 (Age 48 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Concord Cemetery #1
Last change May 13, 202013:45:29

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Holland “Holly” Driskill - View this family
himself
Henry Clyde Pearson
Birth: March 18, 1893Dunmor, Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States
Death: January 22, 1942Hopkinsville, Christian, Kentucky, United States
wife
daughter
Rita Jeanette Pearson
Birth: December 8, 1917 24 23Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 24, 2008Mortons Gap, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
2 years
son
Talmadge Burton Pearson
Birth: December 8, 1919 26 25White Plains, Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1979Hopkins, Kentucky, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Private

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Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Henry Clyde Pearson - Household

Near Cut Road Curtail, Hopkins, Kentucky

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Pearson, ClydeheadMW26MKYKYKYFarmerGeneral
Pearson, Mary OlliewifeFW25MKYKYKY
Pearson, Rita JeanettedaughterFW2-?mSKYKYKY
Pearson, Talmadge BsonMW0mSKYKYKY